The Mounds View/Irondale/Roseville adapted soccer teams recently closed out their seasons with appearances in the state tournament.The CI and PI teams played in the tournament Nov. 15-16 at Stillwater Area High School. The CI team went 1-2 and finished sixth while the PI team lost both of its games and tied for seventh.
Four St. Anthony Village High School students signed National Letters of Intent on Nov. 13, the first day of the early signing period for Division I and Division II athletics for most high school sports. (submitted photo)
The lunch hour at St. Anthony Village High School had a little something extra one day last week. Four seniors sat down at a table not to eat but to put pen to paper and finalize their future educational and athletic plans.
Ryan Bernardy, Noah Bluth, Zach Siggelkow and Katie Wortman-Otto signed National Letters of Intent on Nov. 13. All three accepted athletic scholarship offers to Division II schools.
There was plenty of attention paid to three members of the Mounds View High School senior class last Wednesday. The trio sat at a table in the commons as the final class of the day let out.
With many eyes on them, Summer Brills, Sam Hentges and Bella Sutton signed national letters of intent to attend and compete in sports at Division I colleges.
Eight members of the Mounds View High School girls swimming and diving earned themselves another week of practice by qualifying for next week’s state meet. Seven swimmers and one diver are set to compete in the Class AA meet Nov. 18-20 at the University of Minnesota Aquatic Center.The Mustangs qualified for state in two relays, one individual event and the diving competition.
The calendar might say it’s still autumn but the high school winter sports season has started. One Bulletin-area girls hockey team opened its season last weekend and the other two start things off this week.
This is a big season for all three teams. Two of them are out to prove that the success they enjoyed last year wasn’t a fluke and the third is playing under a new coach.
The Mounds View High School football team has been to the section final in seven consecutive years. The Mustangs haven’t won all of those games but they’ve usually been competitive. That wasn’t the case last week, however.
Mounds View couldn’t keep up with Rosemount in the Class 6A playoffs on Friday. The Irish scored six touchdowns while holding the Mustangs to 99 yards of offense in their 42-7 victory.
The St. Anthony Village High School volleyball team saw its season come to an end in the Section 5AA playoffs on Oct. 29. The Huskies dropped a four-set decision 30-28, 23-25, 25-22, 25-16 to Maple Lake.
The Mounds View High School boys cross country team turned in its best finish at a state meet in more than 10 years on Saturday.
The Mustangs, making their third consecutive appearance in the Class AA state meet, finished sixth out of 16 teams. It was the highest finish for a Mounds View boys team since a second-place performance in 1999.
Mounds View wound up with 217 points, nine fewer than seventh-place Bemidji and 19 more than fifth-place Hutchinson.
The St. Anthony Village High School volleyball team finished the regular season with a losing record (11-13) but that was good enough to get the Huskies a home match in the first round of the playoffs. They made the most of the opportunity and now have a new opportunity.
St. Anthony, seeded fourth in the South sub-section of Section 5AA, beat fifth-seeded Mound Westonka in four games (25-16, 25-14, 12-25, 25-12). The White Hawks won just three matches in the regular season but was still seeded ahead of three other teams in the sub-section.